ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Apr 2009
The Government of Argentina established reference prices on imports of plastic brooms and brushes originating in certain Asian markets.
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InfoLeg. Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos. Dirección General de Aduanas. Nota Externa 38/2009. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/150000-154999/152867/norma.htm
On 29 April 2009, the Federal Administration for Public Revenue of Argentina (i.e. AFIP by its Spanish acronym) adopted External Notice 38/2009 establishing reference prices on imports of plastic brooms and brushes classified under tariffs subheading NCM 9603.90.00.
The new reference price was set at a FOB value ranging between USD 0.25 and USD 1.25 per unit depending on the characteristics of the product. Previously to this notice, no reference prices applied to this tariffs subheading.
The new legislation affected the following jurisdictions: the Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, China, Chinese Taipei, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
This measure applied to imports taking place as of 30 April 2009.